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No log VPN for ultimate digital privacy

  • Make sure your ISP has no access to your browsing history
  • Secure your browsing from any prying eyes
No Logs VPN

What does no log VPN mean?

A VPN that doesn’t keep logs will not collect details like:

  • IP address
  • Browsing history
  • Used bandwidth
  • Session information
  • Network traffic
  • Connection timestamps

In short, a no log VPN like Surfshark does not keep track of your online whereabouts or actions in any way.

How do other VPNs compare?

Price No logs policy Country of jurisdiction RAM-only servers Independent security audit Obfuscation Ad & tracker blocking
Surfshark VPN $2.49/mo YES BVI YES YES YES YES
Nord VPN $4.08/mo YES Panama YES YES YES YES
Express VPN $8.32/mo YES BVI YES YES YES NO
CyberGhost $2.75/mo YES Romania NO NO NO YES
IP Vanish $3.25/mo YES USA NO NO YES NO

What does it mean for you? 

  • Country of jurisdiction is important to make sure that the local laws actually allow not collecting logs
  • RAM-only servers allow for improved privacy, since they are fully wiped when turned off 
  • Independent security audit ensures more transparency from your provider – and proves they prioritize security
  • Obfuscation means that your ISP (or anyone else, for that matter) cannot tell you’re using a VPN

Stay private from your ISP

Did you know that your ISP (Internet Service Provider) can see all the websites you visit?

Most ISPs are required to store this information for years – and in the US, they can legally sell (anonymized) information like this. Even if you feel like there’s nothing you want to hide, it’s a huge breach of privacy.

It’s crucial to choose a VPN that does not keep any logs: even if your VPN provider is asked or subpoenaed to reveal your records, it will not work. They cannot give up information that never existed in the first place!

Don’t risk your ISP leaking personal information to third parties and go with a no logs VPN service.

How does Surfshark guarantee my online privacy?

We employ the very best security to protect your private information from anyone who might have an interest in it.


We strictly never collect logs

What you do online is your business – not ours, or anyone else’s. Our British Virgin Islands jurisdiction allows us to enforce our policy as they do not require to store data.

AES-256-GCM encryption

We protect all your traffic

We protect all your traffic with industry-leading AES-256-GCM encryption and ensure that your traffic doesn’t suffer from IP, WebRTC, and DNS leaks.

Secure protocols

We use advanced and secure protocols

Our default protocols are OpenVPN and IKEv2, plus, we offer Shadowsocks for restrictive countries and networks.

Camouflage Mode

We use Camouflage Mode

Camouflage Mode, a.k.a. obfuscation makes your traffic look normal so that even your Internet Service Provider doesn’t know you use a VPN.


Does a zero log VPN exist?

The short answer is no, a zero log VPN does not exist.

In theory, it is possible to create such a VPN, however, it isn’t very feasible nor would it be very user friendly. Since some information is required to create user accounts, authenticate them, and for billing purposes, that would all have to be processed in the most anonymous ways that are currently available, e.g. only crypto payments.

Plus, some anonymized information is required in order to keep the applications running smoothly and fix issues (such as crash reports).

What non-sensitive information does Surfshark require?

Personal information that we collect

  • Email address and encrypted password
  • Basic billing information and order history

Why do we need this information?

We need your email in order to help you fix any issues that you may encounter. 

We need your billing information to successfully create your account. Your billing information will include your payment amount, currency and the date of the payment, as well as what you chose to purchase. You can also opt for total anonymity and pay with cryptocurrency.

Anonymous information we collect to keep the apps running smoothly

  • Aggregated, anonymous performance data 
  • The frequency of use of our services
  • Crash reports on apps
  • Unsuccessful connection attempts

Why do we need this information?

We only collect the bare minimum amount of technical data so we can fix any technical issues on a whim. None of this data can be tied to your account.

Get Surfshark VPN

No logs. Complete digital privacy.